This is the answer which was given in this space [August 4, 2008] to the following question:
5. Carlos Boozer and Chris Bosh will be fighting for the back-up Center minutes; who should win the job?
This is a silly question.
If Team USA wanted to dominate the international competition this year … the most potent line-up it could put on the floor would see Carlos Boozer at the 4/Power Forward AND Chris Bosh at the 5/Center positions, not ‘fighting for the back-up Center minutes.
For further explanation, see the link provided in the answer to Question #3.
that was asked by the good folks at Upside and Motor, in their Team USA Blogger Roundtable [to which this corner had not received an invite ].
10 days later …
and it is somewhat gratifying to see that one or two others in the basketball community [at-large] have at last begun to ‘see’ what this corner has known about this young man [Chris Bosh], as a Center in the NBA, for a VERY LONG TIME …
De-constructing the mystery that is Chris Bosh [April 21, 2008]
It never ceases to amaze what some so-called ‘NBA experts’ think they understand about the game.
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